Cyperus alternifolius


Cyperus alternifolius L., Mant. Pl. 1: 28 1767. (Syn: Cyperus racemosus Poir.; Eucyperus alternifolius (L.) Rikli;                                                   Cyperus frondosus Salisb.; Cyperus onustus Steud.); 

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sy-PEER-us -- from the ancient Greek name for sedge ... Dave's Botanary
al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-us -- alternate leaves ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: galingale, umbrella palm, umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge

Native to: tropical Africa, Madagascar; naturalised, cultivated elsewhere
 
Very popular with Ikebana flower arrangement classes and groups;  
 
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In Lotus Pond, Hyderabad on 15/11/09; at Swapnagandha resort, Chorla Ghat, Goa on 30th Jan2010; id please - 30012010_Goa_SSN_9 - efloraofindia | Google Groups Unidentified Grass- 201109Jm1 - indiantreepix | Google Groups

  
 
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Cyperus sp. from Alipore:
Is this Cyperus alternifolius Linn.?
Species : Cyperus alternifolius Linn.?
Habit & Habitat : garden tree
Date : 25-05-12, 12.14 p.m.
Place : The Agri-Horticultural Society of India, Alipore (Kolkata)
yes
very popular with Ikebana flower arrangement classes and groups

 
 
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Jan 2012
sharing pictures of Cyperus alternifolius now flowering at my place at Pune
Family Cyperaceae
common names umbrella plant; umbrella palm
yes and its seeds disperse to start new colonies in wet places... can become weedy

"Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Cyperaceae- Cyperus alternifolius from Pune—MR19 : 5 images. 3 posts by 2 authors.
31/12/2011
sharing images of Cyperus alternifolius at Pune
Very good photographs ...
 
Attaching photographs of Cyperus alternifolius from Mumbai (Dec 2012).
 
Sharing some images of a popular ornamental sedge - Cyperus alternifolius - from a private cottage garden in Kandivali, North Mumbai. The solid, pith-filled, triangular cross-section of the stem is also attached. Clicked in January 2013.
 
Cyperus alternifolius, photographed from Delhi.
It is a beautiful sedge
 
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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week :: Cyperaceae » Cyperus alternifolius in garden at Mumbai :: 14 JAN 07 05:12 :: DV02
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Cyperaceae
Cyperus alternifolius L. 
sy-PEER-us -- from the ancient Greek name for sedge ... Dave's Botanary
al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-us -- alternate leaves ... Dave's Botanary
commonly known as: galingale, umbrella palm, umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge
Native to: tropical Africa, Madagascar; naturalised, cultivated elsewhere
References: Flowers of IndiaTop TropicalsDave's GardenWikipediaNPGS / GRIN  
in garden of residential colony, Mumbai on 14 JAN 07 
 
 
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Poceae cypreceae week
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few photos of Umbrella plant are here.
Cyperus alternifolius
 
 
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Grass for ID - 100114 - RK - 2 Attachments (1). 4 posts by 2 authors.
Bangalore - 05/0/14 - afternoon. Is this umbrella grass? Would appreciate Common & Bot. ID.
This is Umbrella papyrus/ Umbrella sedge wrongly also known as Umbrella palm/Umbrella grass.
This is not a grass or palm, but a sedge (Cyperaceae)
Cyperus alternifolius
 
Kindly help to identify this Cyperaceae member.
Place: Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah
Date: September, 2011
Kindly check Cyperus alternifolius.
Thanks so much ... I checked it and you are correct.
 
 
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Cyperus scariosus R.Br from HAU Hisar Campus BS6
Pls validate
Nice ones ...
  
 
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